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- April Vacation Camp K-5 (Full Week)
- Child Members: $280, Child Non-members: $355
Children in grades K-5 are invited to register for our April Vacation Camp. A new theme will be introduced each day through cooperative games, scientific examination and creative arts exploration at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth.
Our vacation camps are taught by highly trained and experienced environmental educators.
Single day registration available as space allows by calling 207-781-2330 x 273
(For or those of you returning – welcome back! – it’s a new year so we need all new forms).
Monday 4/17: Migratory Monday
Campers will learn about incredible journey of migration and see what birds are coming back to Maine.
Tuesday 4/18: Natural Performers
Learn about various Maine animals and their adaptations to attract a mate, defend their home and babies! Perform what they have learned!
Wednesday 4/19: Home Sweet Home
Campers will be able to create and discover various nests and shelters of Maine Audubon’s wildlife.
Thursday 4/20: Spring Stewards
Earth Day! Campers will create interpretive signs for their favorite spots on our Sanctuary to share with the public and spend time caring for the Earth in a stewardship project.
Friday 4/21: Spring into Action!
Live Animal Show! Many animals prepare for spring and summer in different ways. We will take a trip to the pond to study the different things parents do from spring time to summer time!
This program is sold out! Thanks for your interest.
Join us during April school vacation week as we discover the wonders of the natural world at Gilsland Farm! We will explore and enjoy nature through hands-on exploration, art, stories, and songs, so come prepared for both indoor and outdoor fun. Each day has its own theme, but daily activities tie into a week-long focus on habitats and stewardship.
Monday: Habitat Connections
Tuesday: Animal Journeys
Wednesday: Who Lives in the Pond?
Thursday: Earth Day
Friday: Animals up Close
- Participants bring their own snack and lunch.
- Registration is required for this event.
- Registration for single day(s) is possible as space permits. Please call Beth Pauls 207-781-2330 x273
Join us for piles of outdoor exploration, discovery and fun while learning about our role in this wonderful world. Open to children ages 6-12. Choose the days you like or come for all three! Guest naturalists and artists will join us each day.
Register for the entire session or individual days:
Wednesday, April 19 Guardians of the Earth
Thursday, April 20 Nature’s Recyclers
Friday, April 21 Watershed Watchers
Join us for piles of outdoor exploration, discovery and fun while learning about our role in this wonderful world. Open to children ages 6-12. Guest naturalists and artists will join us in our adventure.
Wednesday, April 19 – Guardians of the Earth
Join us for piles of outdoor exploration, discovery and fun while learning about the role of decomposers in this wonderful world. Open to children ages 6-12. Guest naturalists and artists will join us in our adventure.
Thursday, April 20 – Nature’s Recyclers
Join us for piles of outdoor exploration, discovery and fun while learning about how water flows through life in this wonderful world. Open to children ages 6-12. Guest naturalists and artists will join us in our adventure.
Friday, April 21 – Watershed Watchers
Adult Non-members: $15, Child Non-members: $10
Join us for our annual spring live animal show at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center!
Our friends at Center for Wildlife will bring furry and feathered guests to Gilsland Farm so that we can get a closer look at some of the wildlife we work to protect.
The show takes place indoors and is easily accessible for all. Our live animal shows usually sell out, so register soon. Walk-ins welcome if space remains available.
Please note: This program entails a formal presentation involving live animals, and is most appropriate for school-aged children and older. Guests are asked to remain still and quiet throughout the 45-minute presentation so as not to disrupt the animals and other people. Thank you!